how to pronounce invective


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The above transcription of invective is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

invective is pronounced in three syllables

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meanings of invective


  1. Something spoken or written, intended to cast shame, disgrace, censure, or reproach on another.
  2. A severe or violent censure or reproach.
  3. A harsh or reproachful accusation.
  4. An expression which inveighs or rails against a person.


  1. Characterized by invection or railing.

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